Thursday, February 4, 2010

Cracker, Black Cash, Citizen Cope, DJ Williams Projekt

Well, its more snow this weekend, so be sure to check with all these venues before you head out. I'm sure the four inches of snow will shut down Henrico County schools for another week. Well, I guess if the schools must be shut down, at least do it the Monday after the Super Bowl so I can sleep late. I think the Monday after the Super Bowl should be a holiday anyway or move the Super Bowl to Saturday night. The teams have had two weeks off anyway. If they moved the Super Bowl to Saturday night it would be one of the biggest party nights of the year, a national Mardi Gras (which we should have anyway).

Friday night at Cary St. Cafe you've got Johnny Cash tribute band, Black Cash & The Bad Trips. Show starts at 10 and cover charge is $5. Here's the band doing "Hey Porter" down at the Outer Banks this summer:

Saturday night Citizen Cope will be at The National. Doors open at 8, show starts at 9 and tix are $20 in advance, $23 day of show. Citizen Cope plays soulful, acoustic, alternative rock and you might dig him if you like Everlast, Jack Johnson, G. Love, De La Soul, Jeff Buckley, Van Morrison, Prince, Radiohead, Stevie Wonder, Randy Newman, Marvin Gaye, or Otis Redding. Here's the video for his song, "Let The Drummer Kick":

Tuesday, local jazz/funk artist DJ Williams Projekt (nice new website by the way) is at Cafe Diem. Show starts at 9 PM and there is NO COVER. Here's something from their show at Cafe Diem on 6/9/09:

Ashland Coffee & Tea will have Cracker Acoustic featuring David Lowery & Johnny Hickman on Wednesday night. Show starts at 8 and tix are $23 in advance, $28 at the door. Cracker recently played a tour of Iraq for the troops over there. David talks about the tour HERE. And here is a video of their Iraq tour including the song "Yalla Yalla":

That's about it for this week. I'll leave you with this little number, Katy Perry's "Hot N' Cold" performed by a Ukranian polka band. This guys ROCK!

Have a great weekend!

Tony Jordan